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Sting & Shaggy play Cannes

To mark the launch of the new – and quite surprising – collaborative album by Police frontman Sting and Jamaican musician Shaggy, which comes out today, the Palais des Festivals have temporarily reduced the price of tickets to their upcoming show in Cannes.

The unlikely duo will perform in Cannes on 10th July. Copyright: Salvador OchoaThe unlikely duo will be performing on the Terrasse du Palais des Festivals on Tuesday 10th July. Ticket prices have been set at €100, but the organisers have today announced that a limited number of tickets are available for €85 (bookings: www.palaisdesfestivals.com).

Tracks from their new album – 44/876 – should be expected at the intimate gig of just 3,000 people as well as individual classics from the pair: Every Breath You Take, Englishman in New York, Message in a Bottle, It Wasn't Me, Mr. Boombastic and Angel.

Other musical highlights at the Palais des Festivals this summer:

17th July: Brigitte and warm-up act Malo’

31st July: Beth Ditto & Hyphen Hyphen

14th August: Macklemore

www.palaisdesfestivals.com